May 30, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Career Clusters


The framework of Career Clusters, Career Pathways, and Programs of Study organizes educational preparation and occupational choices into a unified concept. By combining rigorous academics with career and technical education, students have a clear path to their future.

Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

Career Pathway Program of Study Kishwaukee College Program
Plant Systems Floriculture/Floristry Operations HOR 227 Floral Horticulture
Plant Systems Greenhouse Operations & Management HOR 241 Greenhouse/Garden Center
Plants Systems Greenhouse Operations & Management HOR 420 Cannabis & Hemp Cultivation 
Plant Systems Landscape Operations & Management HOR 238 Landscape Design/Construction
Plant Systems Landscape Operations & Management HOR 290 Foundations in Horticulture
Plants Systems  Landscape Operations & Management HOR 430 Turf & Grounds Management
Plant Systems Nursery Operations & Management HOR 241 Greenhouse/Garden Center
Plant Systems Ornamental Horticulture, Operations & Management HOR 401 Horticulture
Power Structural & Technical Systems Agricultural Power Machinery Operation DPT 429 Diesel Power/Equipment Repair
Power Structural & Technical Systems Agricultural Mechanization, General AGR 342 Agribusiness
Power Structural & Technical Systems Agricultural Mechanization, General AGR 425 Foundations of Agribusiness
Power Structural & Technical Systems Agricultural Mechanization, General AGR 447 Precision Agriculture

Architecture & Construction

Career Pathway Program of Study Kishwaukee College Program
Construction Building & Property Maintenance MT 283 Automated Industrial Tech
Design/Pre-Construction CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Tech TM 370 Technology & Manufacturing

Business Management & Administration

Career Pathway Program of Study Kishwaukee College Program
Administrative Support Administrative Assistant/Secretarial Science, General OS 406 Administrative Professionals
Administrative Support Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications OS 445 Application Specialist
Administrative Support General Office/Clerical & Typing Services OS 213 Administrative Assistant
General Management Business Administration & Management, General MM 218 Marketing And Management
Management Office Management and Supervision MM 409 Supervision Basics
Management Office Management and Supervision MM 411 Organizational Leadership

Health Science

Career Pathway Program of Study Kishwaukee College Program
Diagnostics Services Emergency Medical Technology/Technician EMS 456 EMS Paramedic
Diagnostics Services Emergency Medical Technology/Technician EMS 457 Paramedic Certificate
Diagnostics Services Radiologic Technology RA 222 Radiologic Technology
Diagnostics Services Medical Assistant MA 408 Medical Assistant
Health Information Technology Medical Insurance Coding Specialist HIT 274 Medical Billing and Coding
Therapeutic Services Emergency Care Attendant EMS 458 Emergency Medical Technician
Therapeutic Services Nursing NUR 310 Basic Nurse Assisting
Therapeutic Services Nursing NUR 366 Registered Nursing
Therapeutic Services Therapeutic Massage TPM 444 Therapeutic Massage

Human Services

Career Pathway Program of Study Kishwaukee College Program
Early Childhood Development & Services Early Childhood Teacher ECE 259 Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Development & Services Early Childhood Teacher ECE 475 Gateways ECE Level 2
Early Childhood Development & Services Early Childhood Teacher ECE 477 Gateways ECE Level 3
Personal Care Services Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist EST 450 Esthetics

Information Technology

Career Pathway Program of Study Kishwaukee College Program
Information Support & Services Information Technology CIS 411 Google IT Support
Information Support & Services Information Technology CIS 437 Computer Information Systems
Information Support & Services Network & System Administrator CIS 412 Networking Fundamentals
Information Support & Services Network & System Administrator CIS 467 Network Administration
Information Support & Services Network & System Administrator CIS 460 Networking & Systems Administration
Information Support & Services Network & System Administrator CIS 484 Cybersecurity Specialist
Programming & Software Development Computer Programming CIS 451 Computer Programming
Web & Digital Communications Web/Multimedia Management & Webmaster CIS 454 Web Development

Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

Career Pathway Program of Study Kishwaukee College Program
Law Enforcement Services Criminal Justice/Safety Studies CRJ 214 Criminal Investigations
Law Enforcement Services Criminal Justice/Safety Studies CRJ 228 Criminal Justice General
Law Enforcement Services Criminal Justice/Safety Studies CRJ 223 Criminal Justice Management
Law Enforcement Services Criminal Justice/Safety Studies CRJ 217 Law For Policing
Law Enforcement Services Criminal Justice/Safety Studies CRJ 224 Social Aspects of CRJ
Law Enforcement Services Criminal Justice/Safety Studies CRJ 208 Traffic Investigations
Law Enforcement Services Forensic Technology/Technician CRJ 218 Crime Scene Processing
Law Enforcement Services Forensic Technology/Technician CRJ 350 Criminal Justice-Forensic Tech

Manufacturing

Career Pathway Program of Study Kishwaukee College Program
Production Welding Technology/Welder WT 252 Basic Welding Technology
Production Welding Technology/Welder WT 449 Advanced Welding Technology

Marketing

Career Pathway Program of Study Kishwaukee College Program
Professional Sales Retailing & Retail Operations MM 293 Retailing

Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

Career Pathway Program of Study Kishwaukee College Program
Facility & Mobile Equipment Maintenance Autobody/Collision Repair Technology/Technician AMT 417 Advanced Automotive Technology
Facility & Mobile Equipment Maintenance Autobody/Collision Repair Technology/Technician AMT 230 Automotive Technology
Facility & Mobile Equipment Maintenance Autobody/Collision Repair Technology/Technician AMT 416 Basic Automotive Technology
Facility & Mobile Equipment Maintenance Diesel Engine Mechanic & Repair DPT 426 Diesel Power Technology